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Behaviour Support - Pontefract

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Are you a Teaching Assistant who has experience working with young people within an SEN/ PRU setting and is looking to make an impact on the lives of young children? If you are an SEN specialist and in particular have experience working as a behaviour support worker we want to hear from you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced SEN/ behaviour support worker to work within an SEN Setting in Wakefield to deliver 1:1 behaviour support. As the successful candidate you must have previous experience working with pupils with behavioural needs and have the ability and confidence to work on a 1:1 basis delivering the curriculum based on the teacher's expectations, this will include low level Maths and English. Team teach would be ideal.

The school is a Pupil Referral Unit with sites across Wakefield, Pontefract, Upton and Castleford. It carers to students from 7-14 years old who have been excluded from mainstream education. These students need someone to help them transition into the setting from mainstream and to help them reengage.

Although the vast majority of this role will be spent delivering 1:1 support there will be opportunities to work across the schools supporting other departments.

This is a very rare opportunity and the successful candidate can expect to work in a highly supportive environment whilst gaining vital experience to further an already successful career as a behaviour support mentor. Furthermore, you should expect a competitive daily rate with opportunities for personal development.

If you are looking for a new position and would thrive from the opportunity to work closely within a highly supportive SEN department within Calderdale we want to hear from you today.

The benefits of working through Teaching Personnel are:

  • Flexibility to suit you
  • The support of a dedicated consultant to find your perfect role
  • Great rates of pay
  • Career opportunities
  • Access to CPD training

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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